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How much of the music you buy and pay for would you say is on vinyl?
Me- recently about 80%
give me advice, then ill ignore it AND IT WILL BE IRRELEVANT BECAUSE I CANT GO ANYWAY.
but I was asking how lame I was, not whether I could go or not! I'm not sure which is worse. Back to Heroes.
I tend to buy two 7" singles and 1 album a week, there's always something.
but i actually *buy* very little music anyway as i'm dirt broke
...someday i will finally do a brokeness and music thread.
it's just too hard to listen to. burning CD's is so much easier.
you just put it on the record player
and then put the needle on the record. good times for all
pocket sized, honest!
solving that problem and making it only slightly more hassle than cds
mine's pretty old. sounds luvver-ly mind.
i have to take out plugs from my tv then put the plugs into the tv and listen through my tv. THROUGH MY TELEVISION.
plus you can't burn them and then put it on your ipod. allow vinyl.
see above ^
and thats not a flaw with vinyl, just you not having speakers.
i need some speakers.
but i have a cdj now so i dont need to buy any really. though vinyl invariably sounds better
bought one cd this year, so I'd say about 95% vinyl.
because they just don't do label samplers on vinyl.
I dont buy vinyl and dont own a record player. Its all very nice and everything, but never really seen the point myself.
thats the point
we're the future
my cd player is much better than my record player. And getting up to turn records over is LAME-O
This used to be about 90% up until a year ago.
The only vinyl I listen to is:
Piper At The Gates of Dawn
Beach Boys collection - cos it has All Summer Long on.
I spin a load of my old soul singles that I've collected every few nights, but they take a lot of fiddling about with.
i bought a 7" off a band the other night that was more just because they were really good and i wanted to buy something though. i don't actually own a record player, nor will i ever i think.
you might think it's strange that i would mention that, but since it's some kind of indie badge of honour to buy vinyl in the year 2008, by some twisted logic it must be MORE indie to not buy vinyl. right?
therefore I'll always opt for the vinyl if that's the case.
Brilliant idea - charge an extra couple of quid for the 12" and throw in an ipod-friendly version in for free (sort of). I'd buy 100% vinyl if it was like that every time.
i mean usb turntables sort of help this problem, but it would make things a lot easier
it's difficult to do as there are mechanical royalty issues - you have to pay out as if you've sold two copies, even though you haven't.
obviously this won't affect bedroom run labels, but for small labels that are still largely DIY but operate on a slightly more 'professional' platform it's not really viable.
I actually worked this out (this is in total)
depends what format I find it on - I'm not pro either. CDs are are handy format for putting in bags / lending to people and are more robust but vinyls are a much more pleasing product esp. if the artist has taken the time to do some decent album art - eg the new !!! album
but I grew up on the Isle of Wight, so my music collection is cds. I buy the odd 7". There are definite advantages to vinyl though, especially when it comes to Sufjan Stevens records.